hot. in early spring, it can go the other way. it will be chilly by the weekend. it is cold, still winter across new england. in chicago, 38. 79 in raleigh. 89 in asheville. along that front some snow across michigan. we will see some sprinkles and showers and a break in the pattern before the cold front following the system moves through in the afternoon and evening and gives us showers and thunderstorms. here is the timing. there is the front and showers. kind of cloudy and skies will brighten up but in the afternoon and evening storms behind the front and colder wind by thursday.